Did you see that penny?
And you didn't pick it up?
No, why should I? It's only a penny.
You're fired, then.
What, for not picking up a penny? You must be kidding!
If you don't value a penny, I don't want you working for me! You're fired.
As told to Marash Girl by her father, relating an incident that occurred at Newtonville Electrical Company, Inc., in the 1960's between Peter and a young Newton Trade School intern electrician Peter was training.